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CSM JennyAnne C. Bright

Command Sergeant Major JennyAnne C. Bright entered the United States Army on September 9, 1997 from Columbia, Maryland. She attended Basic Combat Training
at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia. CSM Bright began her military career as a 43M, Fabric Repair Specialist, which later became the military occupational specialty (MOS) 92S, Shower and Laundry Specialist.

CSM Bright served in the following duty positions and organizations: Fabric RepairSpecialist, 229th Field Service Company, Fort Polk, LA; Fabric Repair NCO and Squad Leader, 473rd Quartermaster Company, Camp Kyle, Republic of Korea; Section Chief, 16th Field Service Company, Fort Lee, VA; Instructor/Writer, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, Fort Lee, VA; Drill Sergeant, Company C, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, Fort Lee, VA; Senior Shower, Laundry, and Clothing Repair NCO and Operations Sergeant, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Grafenwoehr, Germany; First Sergeant, 590th Quartermaster Company, 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Fort Drum, NY; First Sergeant, Company T, 266th Quartermaster Battalion, Fort Lee, VA; 92S Course Manager and Department Sergeant Major, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, Fort Lee, VA; Operations Sergeant Major, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee, VA; Command Sergeant Major (interim) for the 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade; Department Sergeant Major for the Logistics Training Department, Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, VA; Battalion Command Sergeant Major, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Division Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bliss, TX. CSM Bright has deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and VIII and to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. CSM JennyAnne C. Bright is now serving as the 21st Commandant, Fort Stewart Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Fort Stewart, Georgia.

CSM Bright is a graduate of all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System (NCOPDS), culminating with the Sergeants Major Course, Class 67, at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA). She is also a graduate of the Army Basic Instructor Course, Small Arms Instructor Trainer Course, Master Resiliency Trainer Course, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course, Drill Sergeant Course, First Sergeants Course, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, Joint Logistics Course, and Battalion Pre-Command Course.

CSM Bright holds an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Saint Leo University and a Bachelors in Professional Business and Management from Excelsior College. CSM Bright’s awards and decorations include: The Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5OLC); Army Commendation Medal (4OLC); Army Achievement Medal (2OLC); Good Conduct Medal (7th Award); National Defense Service Medal;
Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Medal; Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Superior Unit Award and the Combat Action Badge. CSM Bright is also a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie L. Murphy Club and a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin.

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Deputy Commandant

1SG Michael D. Boeh

First Sergeant (1SG) Boeh entered the U.S. Army January 11th 2005 from Davenport, Iowa and attended Infantry One Station Unit Training, Basic Airborne Course and the Ranger Indoctrination Program at Fort Benning, Georgia. Upon completion, he was assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.

1SG Boeh’s assignments include 1st Ranger Battalion and the Fort Stewart NCO Academy.

1SG Boeh has served as a Ranger Fire Team Leader, Reconnaissance Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Scout, Squad Leader, RSTA Section Leader, Battalion Schools NCO, Platoon Sergeant and currently serves as the FT. Stewart, GA NCO Academy’s Chief of Training.

1SG Boeh’s combat tours include three tours to Iraq, 10 to Afghanistan and one to Syria.

1SG Boeh’s military education includes the Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Master Leaders Course, Army Ranger Course, Master Breacher Course, Jump Master Course, and Pathfinder Course.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal (6th Award), Presidential Unit Citation Award with one oak leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award) , National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 4 campaign stars, Iraq Campaign Medal with 3 campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Ranger Tab, Pathfinder Badge and the Senior Parachutist Badge.

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MSG Troy W. Giles

Master Sergeant Giles was born in Medina, Ohio. He enlisted in the United States Army on 25 July 2005. He attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) in Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Upon graduation he was awarded the MOS 31B Military Police.

Master Sergeant Giles’ assignments include; 16th Military Police Brigade, 503d Military Police Battalion, 118th Military Police Company, Fort Bragg, NC, 18th Military Police Brigade, 709th Military Police Battalion, 92d Military Police Company, Baumholder, Germany,   Headquarters United States Special Operations Command, Macdill AFB, FL, 16th Military Police Brigade, 91st Military Police Battalion, 511th Military Police Company, Fort Drum, NY. He is currently assigned as the Chief of Training at the Fort Stewart Non Commissioned Officer Academy.

Master Sergeant Giles’ positions include MLC Facilitator, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Squad Leader, Team Leader, Gunner, Master Combatives Instructor, Master Resilience Trainer, Training Management NCO, and Land and Ammo NCO.

Master Sergeant Giles has one combat deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad (Jun 06 – Sep 07) and two combat deployments to Afghanistan in Wardak (May 09 – May 10) and Kabul (Jun 13 – Apr 14).

Master Sergeant Giles’ military education includes; Master Leaders Course, Common Faculty Development Instructor Course, Master Resilience Trainers Course, Master Combatives Course, Senior Leaders Course, Battle Staff, Tactical Combatives, Unit Movement Officer Course, Basic Combatives, Combat Life Saver Course, Protective Services Training Course, Advance Leaders Course, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Family of Vehicles course, Warrior Leaders Course, Airborne School. 

Master Sergeant Giles has a Bachelors Degree in Homeland Security and an Associates degree in Counter Terrorism Studies from the American Military University.

Master Sergeant Giles’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal (5 Knots), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Bronze Campaign Stars), Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 Bronze Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Bronze Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (Bronze Numeral 4), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Basic Parachutist Badge, Drivers Badge (Wheeled).

Master Sergeant Giles is married with four children aged 13, 8, 6, and 5.

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1SG Merenciana Lapaix


First Sergeant Lapaix was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She enlisted in the Army in November 2007 and attended  Basic Combat Training in Fort Leonard Wood, MO and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Lee, VA.

First Sergeant Lapaix assignments include Supply Clerk, Armorer, Supply NCO Headquarter/Headquarter Troops 3-17 CAV, RECON SQ, Hunter Army Airfield, Platoon Sergeant, Family Readiness Liaison, and BN S4 NCO  1-77th Field Artillery Rear Detachment Battalion, Schweinfurt, Germany,  Property Book Office NCOIC 3rd Brigade 1St Infantry, Fort Bliss, TX, Senior Supply Sergeant (BDE S4 NCOIC) 1st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bliss TX, Logistic NCOIC USA Element Defense Human Services, Pentagon DC,  Senior Supply Sergeant 703rd Brigade Support Battalion and BN Equal Opportunity, Fort Steward GA,  Senior Small Leader Basic Leader at Fort Stewart NCOA.

First Sergeant Lapaix deployed once in support of Operation Endurance Freedom, Afghanistan from 2009-2010. She has also deployed with rotational unit to Poland and Germany.

First Sergeant Lapaix military education includes, Master Leaders Course, Senior Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, Basic Leader Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course,  Equal Opportunity Leader, Combat Lifesaver course, Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Training, Rear Detachment Commander and 1SG Course, Unit Armorer Course, Property Book Enhance Training, Unit Supply Management Course, Blue Force Tracker FBCB2.

First Sergeant Lapaix holds an Bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security, Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and Certification as Demonstrated Senior Logistics.

First Sergeant Lapaix awards and decorations include; Meritorious Services Medal The Joint Services Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), Joint Services Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal (4), National Defense Service Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Medal ( with bronze star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Non-Commissioned Officer Development Ribbon (with numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Over Seas Ribbon (3), NATO Ribbon, Certificates of Achievements (3), the Marksmanship Qualification badge Sharpshooter-Carbine, and the Army Driver.